The Right To Own Handguns
Steve Chapman at The Chicago Tribune asks if gun regulation, following the Supreme Court's move to strike down Chicago's handgun ban, is like using a garden hose to defeat a forest fire.
Steve Chapman at The Chicago Tribune asks if gun regulation, following the Supreme Court's move to strike down Chicago's handgun ban, is like using a garden hose to defeat a forest fire. "The Supreme Court sided with Chicagoans who prefer not to be defenseless. Under the Second Amendment, it concluded, they have a right to act on the belief that 'their safety and the safety of other law-abiding members of the community would be enhanced by the possession of handguns in the home.' The reality that goes unpublicized by the mayor is that the weekend before the Supreme Court decision, at least 26 people in Chicago were shot, three fatally."
It's the first time the association hasn't hired a comedian in 16 years.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
A study on flies may hold the key to future addiction treatments.
- A new study suggests that drinking alcohol can affect how memories are stored away as good or bad.
- This may have drastic implications for how addiction is caused and how people recall intoxication.
- The findings may one day lead to a new form of treatment for those suffering from addiction.
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